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‘A very good atmosphere’ at the dinner in Otesevo with Zaev, PM Tsipras reports

“It was a very good atmosphere, almost like a wedding reception,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday, when asked about the dinner held in Otesevo, on the opposite shore of the Great Prespa Lake within the Former Yugoslav [...]

Mitsotakis: The agreement amounted to a serious retreat on national issues

Main opposition New Democracy table a motion of censure against the government immediately after the vote on the omnibus bill for the prior actions. In his speech, Mitsotakis referred extensively to the agreement with the Former Yugoslav Republic [...]

Matthew Nimetz welcomes Greece-FYROM agreement on name issue

US Special Envoy on the name issue Matthew Nimetz warmly welcomed the agreement between Greece and FYROM on Tuesday, and called the decision “a mutually beneficial solution for the broader region.” “I warmly welcome the announcement [...]

ND leader Mitsotakis requests urgent meeting with President Pavlopoulos

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday asked for an urgent meeting with President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos. Mitsotakis spoke with Pavlopoulos on the phone at 10:00 on Tuesday and asked [...]

ND spokesperson accuses government of signing fourth memorandum

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) spokesperson Maria Spyraki on Monday accused the government of signing a fourth memorandum. She underlined that after three lost years with a third unnecessary memorandum, the government is signing and voting [...]

The US voices support for ongoing talks to resolve FYROM name issue

With the process of resolving the FYROM name issue at a critical juncture, the State Department reiterated its constant support for the talks on Thursday, while encouraging the leaders of the two countries to reach a mutually acceptable solution. Responding [...]

ND’s Mitsotakis meets EP President Tajani in Munich, discusses events in Italy

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis had a meeting with European Parliament President Antonio Tajani on Wednesday in Munich, where he is attending a meeting of the European People’s Party (PES) Group. Talking to Greek [...]

A good solution later is better than a bad solution today, ND’s Koumoutsakos says

“A good solution later is better than a bad solution today,” main opposition New Democracy (ND) Shadow Foreign Minister Giorgos Koumoutsakos said on Sunday in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA). He explained [...]

Pyatt: Greece and US ‘share vision’ for deeper W. Balkans integration into EuroAtlantic institutions

As a pillar of stability in the region and a commercial and cultural crossroads, as well as an emerging energy hub, Greece can play a strategic role for prosperity and security in the wider region, U.S. Ambassador in Athens Geoffrey Pyatt said [...]

Pavlopoulos: Greece’s smooth growth course depends on public debt relief

“Greece’s smooth growth course depends to a large extent on relieving its public debt so that it becomes manageable and not just ‘sustainable’ in technical terms,” President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos [...]